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Australian govt -‘no plans’ to build or fund coal power, says PM Malcolm Turnbull

Malcolm Turnbull says Government has ‘no plans’ to build or fund coal power, ABC 28 Aug 17 By political reporter Henry Belot ,

Key points:

  • The Coalition has accepted 49 of the 50 recommendations from the Finkel Report
  • Barnaby Joyce, Tony Abbott among MPs wanting the CET to allow more coal power plants
  • PM Malcolm Turnbull says his Government has funded green energy “to a large degree”

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says his Government has no plans to build a new coal-fired power station, and he wants to resolve a fractious debate over a clean energy target (CET) by the end of the year.

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August 29, 2017 - Posted by | AUSTRALIA - NATIONAL, climate change - global warming, politics

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